Sanjay R Patel

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Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of sleep duration and mortality risk in women
    Sanjay R Patel
    Division of Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    Sleep 27:440-4. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Shared genetic risk factors for obstructive sleep apnea and obesity
    Sanjay R Patel
    Division of Sleep Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 99:1600-6. 2005
  3. pmc Entropy-based measures of EEG arousals as biomarkers for sleep dynamics: applications to hypertension
    Reza Jamasebi
    Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Sleep 31:935-43. 2008
  4. pmc Association of genetic loci with sleep apnea in European Americans and African-Americans: the Candidate Gene Association Resource (CARe)
    Sanjay R Patel
    Division of Sleep Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e48836. 2012
  5. pmc Sleep characteristics of self-reported long sleepers
    Sanjay R Patel
    Division of Sleep Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Sleep 35:641-8. 2012
  6. pmc A prospective study of sleep duration and pneumonia risk in women
    Sanjay R Patel
    Division of Sleep Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 221 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Sleep 35:97-101. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Relationship between obstructive sleep apnea and diurnal leptin rhythms
    Sanjay R Patel
    Rainbow Babies and Children s Hospital, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Sleep 27:235-9. 2004
  8. pmc Lack of reproducibility of linkage results in serially measured blood pressure data
    Sanjay R Patel
    Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusettes, USA
    BMC Genet 4:S37. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint The role of open-lung biopsy in ARDS
    Sanjay R Patel
    Pulmonary and Critical Care Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Chest 125:197-202. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint The association of angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) polymorphisms with sleep apnea and hypertension
    Sanjay R Patel
    Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, University Hospital and Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Sleep 30:531-3. 2007

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  1. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of sleep duration and mortality risk in women
    Sanjay R Patel
    Division of Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    Sleep 27:440-4. 2004
    ..However, recent studies suggest the risk of death is lower in those sleeping 7 hours. We prospectively examined the association between sleep duration and mortality in women to better understand the effect of sleep duration on health...
  2. ncbi request reprint Shared genetic risk factors for obstructive sleep apnea and obesity
    Sanjay R Patel
    Division of Sleep Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 99:1600-6. 2005
    ..Conversely, environmental stressors such as intermittent hypoxia and sleep fragmentation produced by OSA may interact with obesity susceptibility genes to modulate the importance that these loci have on defining obesity-related traits...
  3. pmc Entropy-based measures of EEG arousals as biomarkers for sleep dynamics: applications to hypertension
    Reza Jamasebi
    Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Sleep 31:935-43. 2008
    ..We also investigate the influence of age on these entropy-based measures as compared to traditional indices...
  4. pmc Association of genetic loci with sleep apnea in European Americans and African-Americans: the Candidate Gene Association Resource (CARe)
    Sanjay R Patel
    Division of Sleep Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e48836. 2012
    ..The identified SNPs all lie in genes associated with inflammation suggesting inflammation may play a role in OSA pathogenesis...
  5. pmc Sleep characteristics of self-reported long sleepers
    Sanjay R Patel
    Division of Sleep Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Sleep 35:641-8. 2012
    ..We compared objective sleep parameters of self-reported long versus normal duration sleepers to determine whether long sleepers truly sleep more or have an underlying sleep abnormality...
  6. pmc A prospective study of sleep duration and pneumonia risk in women
    Sanjay R Patel
    Division of Sleep Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 221 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Sleep 35:97-101. 2012
    ..Experimental data suggest sleep deprivation may impair host immunity. We sought to assess the effect of poor sleep on pneumonia risk...
  7. ncbi request reprint Relationship between obstructive sleep apnea and diurnal leptin rhythms
    Sanjay R Patel
    Rainbow Babies and Children s Hospital, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Sleep 27:235-9. 2004
    ..Several studies have reported an association between obstructive sleep apnea and leptin, a hormone that influences satiety and body weight. We evaluated the relationship of leptin levels and the overnight change in levels with sleep apnea...
  8. pmc Lack of reproducibility of linkage results in serially measured blood pressure data
    Sanjay R Patel
    Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusettes, USA
    BMC Genet 4:S37. 2003
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint The role of open-lung biopsy in ARDS
    Sanjay R Patel
    Pulmonary and Critical Care Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Chest 125:197-202. 2004
    ..The goals of this study were to better define the frequency of unexpected diagnoses made by open-lung biopsy, the frequency biopsy results lead to a change in clinical management, and the frequency of procedural complications...
  10. ncbi request reprint The association of angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) polymorphisms with sleep apnea and hypertension
    Sanjay R Patel
    Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, University Hospital and Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Sleep 30:531-3. 2007
    ..To identify the role of polymorphisms in the angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) gene in modulating susceptibility to hypertension in sleep apnea...
  11. pmc Sleep duration and biomarkers of inflammation
    Sanjay R Patel
    Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, University Hospital Case Medical Center and Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Sleep 32:200-4. 2009
    ..Extremes of sleep duration have been associated with adverse health outcomes. The mechanism is unclear but may be related to increased inflammation. We sought to assess the association between sleep duration and inflammatory biomarkers...
  12. pmc Sleep-disordered breathing in Hispanic/Latino individuals of diverse backgrounds. The Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos
    Susan Redline
    1 Brigham and Women s Hospital and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 189:335-44. 2014
    ..An understanding of SDB among these populations is needed given evidence that SDB increases cardiovascular risk...
  13. pmc A whole-genome scan for obstructive sleep apnea and obesity
    Lyle J Palmer
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Hum Genet 72:340-50. 2003
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  14. pmc Association between reduced sleep and weight gain in women
    Sanjay R Patel
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 164:947-54. 2006
    ..These data suggest that short sleep duration is associated with a modest increase in future weight gain and incident obesity. Further research is needed to understand the mechanisms by which sleep duration may affect weight...
  15. pmc Genome-wide linkage analysis of longitudinal phenotypes using sigma2A random effects (SSARs) fitted by Gibbs sampling
    Lyle J Palmer
    Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    BMC Genet 4:S12. 2003
    ..We have now demonstrated in this paper the use of SSARs in the context of longitudinal family data...
  16. ncbi request reprint Apolipoprotein E and obstructive sleep apnea: evaluating whether a candidate gene explains a linkage peak
    Emma K Larkin
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Case Western Reserve University, 11400 Euclid Avenue, Ste 260, Cleveland, OH 44106 6083, USA
    Genet Epidemiol 30:101-10. 2006
    ..Overall, the evidence suggests that there is a disease susceptibility locus for obstructive sleep apnea in the region of ApoE, but ApoE itself is unlikely to be the causative locus...
  17. pmc Heritability of abnormalities in cardiopulmonary coupling in sleep apnea: use of an electrocardiogram-based technique
    Lamia H Ibrahim
    Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio 44106 6003, USA
    Sleep 33:643-6. 2010
    ..We evaluated the familial aggregation of distinctive spectrographic biomarkers of unstable sleep, related to elevated-low frequency cardiopulmonary coupling (e-LFC), to assess their utility in genetic studies...
  18. pmc Association of severe obstructive sleep apnea and elevated blood pressure despite antihypertensive medication use
    Harneet K Walia
    Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH
    J Clin Sleep Med 10:835-43. 2014
    ..We hypothesized that untreated severe obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is associated with elevated ambulatory blood pressure (BP) in subjects with high cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk despite medical management...
  19. pmc Correlates of long sleep duration
    Sanjay R Patel
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Sleep 29:881-9. 2006
    ..Whether this association is causal and what pathways explain this association are unknown. We sought to identify factors that could potentially explain the association between long sleep and mortality...
  20. pmc Respiratory control stability and upper airway collapsibility in men and women with obstructive sleep apnea
    Amy S Jordan
    Harvard Medical School and Division of Sleep Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Sleep Disorders Research Program, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 99:2020-7. 2005
    ..38 +/- 0.02 vs. 0.33 +/- 0.03; P = 0.14). These results suggest that women may be protected from developing OSA by having a less collapsible upper airway for any given degree of obesity...
  21. pmc Sleep-disordered breathing and prothrombotic biomarkers: cross-sectional results of the Cleveland Family Study
    Reena Mehra
    Department of Medicine, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center, Case School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 182:826-33. 2010
    ..Individuals with sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) are at increased cardiovascular risk, possibly due to SDB-related stresses contributing to atherosclerosis...
  22. pmc Sleep duration and circulating adipokine levels
    Amanda L Hayes
    Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, University Hospital Case Medical Center and Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Sleep 34:147-52. 2011
    ..One possibility is sleep may impact secretion of adipocyte derived hormones that regulate inflammation and insulin resistance. In this study we assessed the association between sleep duration and 3 adipokine levels...
  23. pmc A measure of ventilatory variability at wake-sleep transition predicts sleep apnea severity
    Lamia H Ibrahim
    Department of Medicine, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, 11100 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44106 6003, USA
    Chest 134:73-8. 2008
    ..We assessed the association of a measure of ventilatory variability measured at the wake-sleep transition with OSA and associated covariates...
  24. pmc Association between obstructive sleep apnea severity and endothelial dysfunction in an increased background of cardiovascular burden
    Fadi Seif
    Department of Medicine, Case School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH, USA
    J Sleep Res 22:443-51. 2013
    ..No relation was noted with total sleep time <90 and F-RHI. There was evidence of a graded decline in endothelial function in association with higher levels of intermittent hypoxaemia. ..
  25. pmc Obstructive sleep apnea and diurnal nondipping hemodynamic indices in patients at increased cardiovascular risk
    Fadi Seif
    aDepartment of Medicine, Case School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio bBrigham and Women s Hospital cBeth Israel Deaconess Medical Center dVA Boston Healthcare System, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts eJohns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland fDepartment of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Case Western Reserve University gCleveland Clinic, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    J Hypertens 32:267-75. 2014
    ..We hypothesized increasing obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) severity would be associated with nondipping blood pressure (BP) in increased cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk...
  26. pmc Short sleep duration and weight gain: a systematic review
    Sanjay R Patel
    Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, University Hospitals Case Medical Center and Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:643-53. 2008
    ..This work reviews the literature regarding short sleep duration as an independent risk factor for obesity and weight gain...
  27. pmc Lung volume and continuous positive airway pressure requirements in obstructive sleep apnea
    Raphael C Heinzer
    Division of Sleep Medicine, Sleep Disorders Program BI, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 172:114-7. 2005
    ..These results demonstrate that relatively small changes in lung volume have an important effect on the upper airway in subjects with sleep apnea during non-REM sleep...
  28. pmc Empirical evidence for "syndrome Z": a hierarchical 5-factor model of the metabolic syndrome incorporating sleep disturbance measures
    Nora L Nock
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Case Western Reserve University, 2103 Cornell Road, Cleveland, OH 44106 7281, USA
    Sleep 32:615-22. 2009
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  29. doi request reprint Invited Commentary: understanding the role of sleep
    Sanjay R Patel
    Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine, University Hospitals Case Medical Center and Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 170:814-6; discussion 817-8. 2009
    ..Further research into the relation between sleep quantity and quality relative to obesity by use of more refined measures of sleep is needed to identify which, if any, aspects of sleep are important in weight homeostasis...
  30. pmc Mechanical ventilation and air leaks after lung biopsy for acute respiratory distress syndrome
    Michael H Cho
    Division of Pulmonary, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:261-6. 2006
    ..Persistent air leak is the most common postoperative complication. Risk factors in this setting are not known...
  31. pmc Motivational Enhancement for Increasing Adherence to CPAP: A Randomized Controlled Trial
    Jessie P Bakker
    Division of Sleep and Circadian Disorders, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Electronic address
    Chest 150:337-45. 2016
    ..Motivational enhancement (ME) shows promise as a means of increasing adherence to CPAP for OSA...
  32. doi request reprint Rapid eye movement-related sleep-disordered breathing: influence of age and gender
    Brian B Koo
    Department of Pulmonary, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Chest 134:1156-61. 2008
    ..We sought to characterize REM SDB prevalence by gender and age to identify factors that could account for this discrepancy...
  33. pmc Pathophysiology & genetics of obstructive sleep apnoea
    Lisa Campana
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Division of Sleep Medicine, Sleep Disorders Program and Harvard Medical School Boston, MA, USA
    Indian J Med Res 131:176-87. 2010
    ..We briefly review the state-of-the-art knowledge regarding OSA pathogenesis in adults and highlight the potential role of genetics in influencing key OSA pathophysiological traits...
  34. ncbi request reprint Sleep duration and snoring in relation to biomarkers of cardiovascular disease risk among women with type 2 diabetes
    Catherine J Williams
    Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, 330 Brookline Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Diabetes Care 30:1233-40. 2007
    ..We aim to determine whether sleep duration and/or snoring are associated with biomarkers of CVD in women with type 2 diabetes...
  35. pmc Associations between Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Sleep Duration, and Abnormal Fasting Glucose. The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis
    Jessie P Bakker
    1 Division of Sleep and Circadian Disorders, Departments of Medicine and Neurology, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts and
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 192:745-53. 2015
    ..No data exist as to the role of ethnicity in the associations between obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), sleep duration, and metabolic dysfunction...
  36. pmc Social and Health Correlates of Sleep Duration in a US Hispanic Population: Results from the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos
    Sanjay R Patel
    Division of Sleep and Circadian Disorders, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA
    Sleep 38:1515-22. 2015
    ..To define the prevalence of poor sleep patterns in the US Hispanic/Latino population, identify sociodemographic and psychosocial predictors of short and long sleep duration, and the association between sleep and cardiometabolic outcomes...
  37. pmc The Epworth score in African American populations
    Amanda L Hayes
    Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, University Hospital Case Medical Center and Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
    J Clin Sleep Med 5:344-8. 2009
    ..African Americans have elevated scores on the Epworth Sleepiness Scale (ESS) compared to whites. The reason for this difference is not clear...
  38. pmc A pathway-based analysis on the effects of obstructive sleep apnea in modulating visceral fat transcriptome
    Sina A Gharib
    Center for Lung Biology, Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Sleep 36:23-30. 2013
    ..This may be due to pathophysiologic effects of OSA on visceral adipose tissue. We sought to assess the transcriptional consequences of OSA on adipocytes by utilizing pathway-focused analyses...
  39. pmc Social and demographic factors related to sleep duration
    Sanjay R Patel
    Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, University Hospital Case Medical Center and Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Sleep 30:1077-8. 2007
  40. pmc Postural effects on pharyngeal protective reflex mechanisms
    Atul Malhotra
    Sleep Medicine and Pulmonary Critical Care Divisions, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Sleep 27:1105-12. 2004
    ..We hypothesized that tongue protruder muscles are maximally responsive to negative pressure pulses during supine sleep, when posterior tongue displacement yields pharyngeal occlusion...
  41. ncbi request reprint Continuous positive airway pressure therapy for treating sleepiness in a diverse population with obstructive sleep apnea: results of a meta-analysis
    Sanjay R Patel
    Division of Pulmonary Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Mass, USA
    Arch Intern Med 163:565-71. 2003
    ..Since the publication of these reviews, several randomized controlled trials have been reported. We, therefore, performed a meta-analysis to assess the effect of CPAP on subjective and objective sleepiness...
  42. pmc Plasma gelsolin depletion and circulating actin in sepsis: a pilot study
    Po Shun Lee
    Pulmonary and Critical Care Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    PLoS ONE 3:e3712. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that the extent of pGSN reduction correlates with outcomes of septic patients and that circulating actin is a manifestation of sepsis...
  43. pmc Effect of Continuous Positive Airway Pressure on Cardiovascular Biomarkers: The Sleep Apnea Stress Randomized Controlled Trial
    Hugo L Paz Y Mar
    Sleep Disorders Center, Neurological Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
    Chest 150:80-90. 2016
    ..We evaluated the effect of OSA treatment on oxidative stress/inflammation measures...
  44. pmc Common variants in DRD2 are associated with sleep duration: the CARe consortium
    Brian E Cade
    Division of Sleep and Circadian Disorders and Division of Sleep Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Hum Mol Genet 25:167-79. 2016
    ..Our work motivates future pharmocogenetics research on alerting agents such as caffeine and modafinil that interact with the dopaminergic pathway and further investigation of genetic overlap between sleep and neuro-psychiatric traits. ..
  45. pmc Interest in bariatric surgery among obese patients with obstructive sleep apnea
    Katherine A Dudley
    Division of Sleep and Circadian Disorders, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States Electronic address
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 11:1146-51. 2015
    ..Standard obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) therapies are poorly tolerated. Bariatric surgery is a potential alternative but the level of interest in this intervention among OSA patients is unknown...
  46. pmc Clinical presentation of shift workers to a sleep clinic
    Harneet K Walia
    Department of Sleep Medicine, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, 11000 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Sleep Breath 16:543-7. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the relationship between shift work (SW) history and symptom severity in a sleep clinic population...
  47. ncbi request reprint Variants in Angiopoietin-2 (ANGPT2) contribute to variation in Nocturnal Oxyhemoglobin Saturation Level
    Heming Wang
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Hum Mol Genet . 2016
    ....
  48. pmc Joint associations of insomnia and sleep duration with prevalent diabetes: The Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos (HCHS/SOL)
    Elizabeth M Cespedes
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Diabetes 8:387-97. 2016
    ..S. Hispanics/Latinos, and prior analyses may be confounded by sleep apnea. This cross-sectional study examined joint associations of sleep duration and insomnia with diabetes among diverse U.S. Hispanic/Latinos...
  49. pmc Reproducibility of a Standardized Actigraphy Scoring Algorithm for Sleep in a US Hispanic/Latino Population
    Sanjay R Patel
    Division of Sleep and Circadian Disorders, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA
    Sleep 38:1497-503. 2015
    ..We sought to evaluate the reproducibility of actigraphy-derived measures of sleep using a standardized algorithm for setting rest intervals...
  50. pmc Genome-wide association of body fat distribution in African ancestry populations suggests new loci
    Ching Ti Liu
    Department of Biostatistics, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS Genet 9:e1003681. 2013
    ..These findings reinforce the concept that there are fat distribution loci that are independent of generalized adiposity...
  51. doi request reprint Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Vascular Diseases
    Dimitrios Baltzis
    Microcirculation Lab and Joslin Beth Israel Deaconess Foot Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    Compr Physiol 6:1519-28. 2016
    ..It also reports on interventional studies that aim to ameliorate OSA and thereby reduce vascular disease burden. © 2016 American Physiological Society. Compr Physiol 6:1519-1528, 2016. ..
  52. pmc Disparities and genetic risk factors in obstructive sleep apnea
    Katherine A Dudley
    Division of Sleep and Circadian Disorders, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA Electronic address
    Sleep Med 18:96-102. 2016
    ..Among adults, adherence to continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) is substantially lower in African Americans. The reasons for these disparities, particularly in outcomes, are not well understood and should be a research priority...
  53. pmc Sleep Disturbances and Glucose Metabolism in Older Adults: The Cardiovascular Health Study
    Linn Beate Strand
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Department of Medicine, Boston, MA Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA Department of Public Health and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Diabetes Care 38:2050-8. 2015
    ....
  54. pmc A pilot study investigating the effects of continuous positive airway pressure treatment and weight-loss surgery on autonomic activity in obese obstructive sleep apnea patients
    Jessie P Bakker
    Division of Sleep Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston MA Electronic address
    J Electrocardiol 47:364-73. 2014
    ....
  55. pmc Association of sleep habits with accidents and near misses in United States transportation operators
    Kevin D Johnson
    From the Department of Environmental and Occupational Medicine and Epidemiology Drs Johnson, Baur, and Kales, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston The Cambridge Health Alliance Drs Johnson and Kales, Harvard Medical School, Cambridge Division of Sleep Medicine Drs Patel and Malhotra, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass Interdisciplinary Center for Hormone and Metabolic Disorders Dr Baur, Endokrinologikum ULM, Ulm, Germany Army Capabilities Integration Center Dr Edens, Fort Eustis, Va and National Center for Intermodal Transportation Dr Sherry, University of Denver, Colo
    J Occup Environ Med 56:510-5. 2014
    ..To explore sleep risk factors and their association with adverse events in transportation operators...
  56. pmc Oxygen saturation/fraction of inspired oxygen ratio is a simple predictor of noninvasive positive pressure ventilation failure in critically ill patients
    Carol Spada
    Respiratory Care Department, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Crit Care 26:510-6. 2011
    ..Noninvasive positive pressure ventilation (NPPV) can improve outcomes of critically ill patients. Early and simple predictors of NPPV outcome could improve clinical management of patients with respiratory failure...
  57. pmc Genome-wide association of copy-number variation reveals an association between short stature and the presence of low-frequency genomic deletions
    Andrew Dauber
    Division of Endocrinology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Hum Genet 89:751-9. 2011
    ..Additionally, copy-number variation might contribute to genetic variation in stature in the general population...
  58. doi request reprint Right-to-left anatomic shunt associated with a persistent left superior vena cava: the importance of injection site in demonstrating the shunt
    Nandhitha N Thaiyananthan
    Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine Division, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Chest 136:617-20. 2009
    ..This case reminds pulmonary clinicians, who are frequently called on to assess the cause of hypoxemia, that specifying a contrast injection into the left arm is required in the pursuit of this specific shunt-producing anomaly...
  59. ncbi request reprint Whole genome scan for obstructive sleep apnea and obesity in African-American families
    Lyle J Palmer
    Western Australian Institute for Medical Research, Centre for Medical Research, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 169:1314-21. 2004
    ..Our results suggest that there are both shared and unshared genetic factors underlying susceptibility to OSA and obesity, and that the genetic determinants of obesity in this population may be modulated by apnea severity...
  60. ncbi request reprint Is siesta more beneficial than nocturnal sleep?
    Sanjay R Patel
    Arch Intern Med 167:2143-4; author reply 2144. 2007
  61. ncbi request reprint Two epidemics: are we getting fatter as we sleep less?
    Sanjay R Patel
    Sleep 27:602-3. 2004
  62. ncbi request reprint Auto-titrating versus standard continuous positive airway pressure for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea: results of a meta-analysis
    Najib T Ayas
    Department of Medicine, University of British Colombia
    Sleep 27:249-53. 2004
    ....
  63. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary dead space and survival
    Sanjay R Patel
    N Engl J Med 347:850-2; author reply 850-2. 2002